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anonymous
 4 years ago
I am trying to prove E(kin)=(3/2)RT (T in kelvin)
in order to prove pV=nRT (so i cant use that equation)
I have proved E(kin)=(1/2)mv^2
anonymous
 4 years ago
I am trying to prove E(kin)=(3/2)RT (T in kelvin) in order to prove pV=nRT (so i cant use that equation) I have proved E(kin)=(1/2)mv^2

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you use the formula for rms velocity? You directly get the results if you use it.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is that do you have a link on wikipedia or somewhere?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0v= sqrt(3RT/M) if you substitute this m cancels and you get 3RT/2. I don;t have any links...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://books.google.no/books?id=2OxrDtDaSqIC&pg=PR18&lpg=PR18&dq=zumdahl+chemical+principles+online+version&source=bl&ots=Br0UJmkYSz&sig=qCfZm5ODF6ZHNsd0hWRjPBWRXg&hl=no&sa=X&ei=hWAtT5acBafE4gSQoGrDg&ved=0CEQQ6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q&f=false if you look at page 161162 in my book online here they use the E(kin)=(3/2)RT (T in kelvin) to get the equation you are talking about. Can you show the other way around?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. I have no clue Sorry.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Post it in the physics section....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have been trying on this for some while. Since I am a lousy statistician only had one course with medicore results i have no idea about root mean square to start with. But my question is is it possible to derive root mean square formula for speed from the math formula that is since you brought up the root mean formula:)
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